Dogs seized as police investigate death of five-week-old on South Coast

February 21, 2023 10:40 am in by

An investigation is underway into the death of a five-week-old baby on the South Coast at the weekend.

Police were called to Moruya Hospital, after a baby suffering a head injury was brought in by her parents about 10.40pm on Saturday (18 February 2023). She died shortly after midnight on Sunday (19 February 2023).

Two Rottweiler-type dogs – which live at the home – have been seized by rangers from Eurobodalla Shire Council.

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It’s understood the newborn was lying in a bouncer on the floor at a family barbeque in Moruya when two rottweilers attacked her without warning.

Inquiries are continuing by officers attached to South Coast Police District.

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